Tom Beusch Featured in VSR Magazine

August 22, 2012

Tom Beusch Featured in VSR Magazine

Why VARs Can’t Dismiss RFID

For several years vendors, analysts, and solutions providers have tried in vain to predict “the year for RFID.” But, serious obstacles such as expensive tags, slow read rates, inaccurate reads, and impenetrable obstacles such as liquids and metals have kept RFID from reaching its full potential.

With all that said, RFID technology has recently made significant strides. Whether you’re a potential user of RFID technology or an IT solutions provider/VAR, now is a good time to take a second look at the real state of RFID.

1. RFID ROI Is No Myth

Businesses that have implemented RFID and real-time location systems (RTLS) to track assets and improve security are reporting clearer benefits and shorter payback periods than ever before. According to an Aberdeen Research study, businesses can realistically expect full ROI for RFID-based processes in 30 months, and sometimes as low as 18 months…. (read more)